Update 12:05 p.m. Traffic is fully restored restored on Main Street.
Update 11:30 a.m.: Police Chief Douglas Brenner reported the gas leak had been capped by NYSEG workers, and emergency medical service has been restored to Fox Hospital after being diverted for a time. He was unsure if any ambulances were actually diverted. A notice from the city said Main Street will be closed between Walling Avenue and Draper Street until 2 p.m. Roosevelt Avenue will be closed until further notice.
Update 11 a.m.: Police reported traffic had been restored on Center Street, though Main Street is still closed.
Update 10:12 a.m.: Mayor Herzig said he was heading to the scene now. A contractor hit a high pressure gas main he was working on repaving Main Street while putting in the new water main on Main Street. The fire department is on the scene.
According to Chief Douglas Brenner, Main Street is shut down from Lettis Highway to Draper Street and from Gault Avenue to Draper Street. Police are evacuating homes in the Hudson and Otsego street areas.
9:43 a.m.: According to scanner reporters, Oneonta Police Department has shut down a portion of Main Street in the area of A.O. Fox Hospital and is evacuating houses in the area.
We are heading to the scene now. We will have updates as more information is available.